About the Ministry
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus is a republican body of governance reporting to the Government of the Republic of Belarus.
The Foreign Ministry of Belarus pursues a public policy in the sphere of international relations and coordinates our country’s international political and economic activity in line with the Charter (in Russian) on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, enacted by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.
The Foreign Ministry is composed of a central office, Diplomatic and Consular Missions abroad, as well as Information Republican Unitary Enterprise “National Centre for Marketing and Price Study”.
The Foreign Ministry is responsible for the sphere of international relations. Its' mission is to promote the rights and interests of the Republic of Belarus on the international arena; ensure the exercise of rights of Belarusian citizens and organizations abroad; provide favorable conditions for advancing our economic interests abroad; collect information and study the conditions and tendencies in international development; draft regulations on the foreign-policy and foreign-economic course of the Republic of Belarus, etc.
The Foreign Ministry also coordinates cooperation between local and foreign governmental bodies, international organizations and intergovernmental institutions; organizes and participates in the visits of state and government delegations of the Republic of Belarus abroad; negotiates with the representatives of foreign countries, international organizations and intergovernmental institutions; contributes to organizing international forums both in Belarus and abroad, etc.
Belarus maintains diplomatic relations with 182 countries of the world and is represented on the international arena by foreign missions in 58 countries or in 114, if including non-resident Ambassadors.
50 foreign Embassies, 3 Embassy Offices, 2 Trade Missions, 38 Consulars (including Honorary Consuls), 18 Missions of International Organizations and 83 Foreign Diplomatic Missions with concurrent accreditation are represented in Belarus.
Belarus is party to around 3900 international agreements including over 2600 bilateral and around 1300 multilateral.
More information about foreign policy of Belarus, our relations with key foreign partners and our membership in international organizations can be found in relevant sections of this website.
Official Internet Resources
President of the Republic of Belarus
Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus
Council of the Republic
House of Representatives
National Agency of Investment and Privatization
National Center of Legal Information
National Tourism Agency
Information export support website Export.by
Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange
Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Official website of the Republic od Belarus
Radio Belarus International
Business network TradeBel
National Academy of Science of Belarus
Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus
Ministry of Natural Resources of the Republic of Belarus
Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus
Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Belarus